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Initiative Profiles


Réseau D’aide aux Personnes Seules et Itinérantes de Montréal (RAPSIM)

Lead Organization: RAPSIM (Réseau D’aide Aux Personnes Seules Et Itinérantes De Montréal)
Location: Montreal, Québec (Province), Serving: Montreal

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To defend the rights of homeless persons in Montreal. Activities include raising awareness of homelessness issues, information sharing, training, community action, lobbying and research.

While RAPSIM is a membership organization, its activities and services go beyond members to reach the larger community and key local, regional and provincial decision makers in the fight against homelessness, poverty, and exclusion.

About the Initiative

Types of Activities: Community development, Organizational capacity dev., Partnership / coalition development, Education / literacy, Research, Advocacy, Planning / policy development

Principal Clients: Other

Scope: Local

Setting: Urban

Started: January 1974 to: ongoing

Annual Budget: $50,000 - $250,000

Types of Funding: United Way of Greater Montreal; Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services; faith communities; membership fees; Human Resources Development Canada (SCPI), National Crime Prevention Centre

Offers Services In: French


Mailing Address: Réseau D’aide aux Personnes Seules et Itinérantes de Montréal (RAPSIM)
105, rue Ontario East, Montreal, Québec (Province) H2X 1G9

Contact Person: Pierre Gaudreau, Coordinator



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This listing was last updated on: September 29, 2003

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